Newcastle defender shares injury status on Twitter

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Newcastle United will face Liverpool in the Premier League this weekend.

Newcastle United defender Kevin Mbabu has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at his return to the squad.

Mbabu has recovered from his recent injury problems and will be part of the Newcastle squad to face Liverpool this weekend.

The 21-year-old defender has recovered from a thigh problem and trained with the Magpies’ squad this week.

The left-back has taken to Twitter to suggest that he could play a part for Newcastle against Liverpool away from home at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Mbabu’s recovery is a huge boost for Newcastle, who need to pick up all three points at Anfield in order to maintain a realistic chance of staving off relegation to the Championship at the end of the season.

The former Switzerland Under-19 international defender has featured in three Premier League matches for Newcastle so far this season, creating one chance in the process.

The youngster has a pass accuracy of 58%, and has won three headers, one dribble and nine tackles.

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